Global Hot Spots
France - October 18, 2018
Extreme weather in the south of France have caused damages near Narbonne Plage and Gruissan on Monday October 15, 2018. Deliveries in the region can incur delays.
Indonesia - October 1, 2018
Services have been temporarily suspended for the following post codes as of September. 29, 2018 following a 7.4-magnitude earthquake and tsunami that caused extensive damage to buildings, roads, electricity and communications.
Processing and delivery of letter mail, parcels and EMS are currently suspended for Palu: 941xx to 942xx; Donggala, Parigi and Moutong: 943xx; and Mamuju Utara: 915xx.
Mexico - September 21, 2018
Due to continuous rainfall during September, 2018, delays in the delivery of mail and packages have impacted:
Chiapas, Coahulla, Distrito Federal, Mexico, Nuevo Leon, Oaxaca, Quintana Roo, Tabasco, Tamaulipas, Veracruz y Yucatan
Japan - September 20, 2018
On September 4, 2018, Typhoon Jebi, the most powerful typhoon to hit Japan in 25 years, tore through the western part of the country with heavy rain and violent winds. There is currently transit delays of 2-3 business days and restrictions on cargo through Kansai Airport.
China - September 18, 2018
All mail services have resumed on September 18, 2018 after Typhoon Mangkut suspended the delivery of mail and parcels in Macao, China on Monday, September 17, 2018.
US Capital Metro Area – Hurricane Florence - September 18, 2018
Canada - September 18, 2018
DOMESTIC: Richmond, VA - September 12, 2018
The following Post Offices are currently closed on September 12, 2018 (no delivery, no retail) due to mandatory evacuations in areas prone to flooding or already experiencing flooding due to Hurricane Florence:
New Point 23125
Port Haywood 23138
Belle Haven 23306
Cape Charles 23310
Wallops Island 23337
Oak Hall 23416
Back Bay 23457
Willis Wharf 23486
Portside St 23705
The Postal Service is monitoring conditions and will provide updates as they become available.
For more regions affected by Hurricane Florence: https://postalpro.usps.com/industryoutreach/alert_and_notices
Costa Rica - September 10, 2018
the public sector labor unions have called an indefinite strike as of Monday, September 10, 2018. This situation may result in collection, processing and delivery delays for both inbound and outbound mail (letters, parcels and EMS).